Tribal Government

SaginawChippewa Indian Tribe Council

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe Council is committed to providing information of interest to all its members, both on and off the reservation.

Our Tribal Council
(left to right) District Two Representative Ron Nelson, Diana Quigno-Grundahl, District Three Representative Frank J. Cloutier, Sergeant-at-Arms David Merrill Jr., Treasurer Gayle Ruhl, Sub-Chief Jennifer L. Wassegijig, Chief Theresa Jackson, Secretary Martha Wemigwans, Chaplain Alice Jo Ricketts, Mary Quigno, Samantha Chippeway and Luke Sprague.

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Information Technology: Training
Information Technology: Training
The IT Technical Training Division is available to assist all associates within the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe's organization. Our goal is to support and aid associates with their job duties and help them understand and effectively utilize the Microsoft Office Products. We offer a variety of instructor led Microsoft Office training sessions, such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and Publisher. We also offer ongoing Keyboarding courses to increase your typing efficiency.

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A selection from the Ziibiwing Cultural Center
A Ziibiwing Center Collection
With the help of our contributors in 2007, the ZC Collections Committee acquired 1,483 artifacts that are beneficial to the cultural and spiritual well-being of the tribe.

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Human Resources

The Human Resources Office of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe handles all recruitment, application and job placement for individuals interested in seeking employment here. There are a wide variety of available opportunities. The tribe supports an array of activities similar to what you find in any municipality, including hotel and gaming enterprises, governmental services, and educational administration.

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Job Hotline
Employment Center

The Black Elk building is closing today 1/14/22 at 11:00 a.m. due to a building infrastructure issue.
Published: 1/14/2022 12:02:00 PM - Public Relations

Please see the departmental contact list to reach Black Elk employees teleworking for the remainder of the afternoon.
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Food Distribution Volunteers Needed
Published: 1/14/2022 8:39:00 AM - Revenue Sharing

We are once again partnering with the Greater Lansing Food Bank for a food distribution on Saturday, January, 2022 from 10:00a-12:00p (Or until food is distributed) in the Black Elk Government Complex parking lot.
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Updated Covid 19 Protocols
Published: 1/14/2022 8:31:00 AM - Public Relations

Please see the COVID-19 protocols that are effective beginning Wednesday, January 5, 2022.
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2022 SCIT Golf Membership Program
Published: 1/13/2022 8:27:00 AM - Public Relations

SCIT Golf Memberships will go on-sale for the 2022 golf season on Tuesday, January 18, 2022. This year’s participating courses are: Pleasant Hills Golf club, Maple Creek Golf Club, PohlCat Golf Course, Firefly Golf Links and Eagle Glen Golf Club.
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7th Gen Sacred Lunch canceled
Published: 1/12/2022 2:06:00 PM - 7th Generation Programs

The 7th Generation sacred fire will be held on Thursday 1-13-22 however, there will be no lunch served on this date.
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7th Gen Sewing Night Canceled
Published: 1/12/2022 2:04:00 PM - 7th Generation Programs

The 7th Generation Sewing night for 1-13-22 will be canceled.
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Vaccination Clinics for Community members and Employees
Published: 1/12/2022 8:19:00 AM - Nimkee Clinic

The Covid cases have greatly increased, it’s very important to protect yourself and others! Having a strong immune system is essential for your body to stay strong, healthy and fight the disease if you are exposed or test positive.
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Monique Gray Smith: An author’s journey of hope and resilience
Published: 1/6/2022 3:17:00 PM - Education Dept.

Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022 12 p.m. | Online via Zoom
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